Andreas McConnell

  • Partner
  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Executive member of Multilaw
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland (1998)
  • Diploma in E-Commerce Law, Law Society of Ireland (2001)
  • Diploma in Applied European Union Law, Law Society of Ireland (1999)

Andreas is a partner specialising in corporate matters and leads the corporate practice of the firm.

Andreas has acted as lead partner on a very broad spectrum of transactions including venture capital and private equity financings, foreign direct investment, project finance deals, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, takeover bids, management buy outs and restructurings.

His expertise spans many sectors including not-for-profit, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, logistics, energy, media, entertainment, franchising and investment services.

Andreas is a member of the Multilaw Executive Council. With 10,000 lawyers in 100 countries and a combined annual revenue of $5bn, Multilaw is ranked by Chambers Global as an ‘Elite’ international network of law firms. Philip Lee is the only Irish member.

As a board member of Tallaght Hospital in Dublin, Andreas played a leading role in the reform of the Hospital’s governance structures – he left the board in 2018 to become founding chair of Tallaght University Hospital Foundation.

Recent Work

  • Advised Mainstream Renewable Power on the €1bn sale of a majority equity stake in the company to Norway-based renewable energy investment company, Aker Horizons.
  • Advised Novellus Therapeutics on its US$125m acquisition by Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics.
  • Advised eMaint Enterprises, LLC on its US$100m trade sale to Fluke Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of NYSE listed Fortive Corporation.
  • Advised the selling shareholders of Wrkit on its trade sale to Benefex Ltd, a Zellis Company backed by Bain Capital.
  • Provided Irish law advice to leading chemical distributor OQEMA on its acquisition of Casoria in Ireland.
  • Advised Alliance Automotive Group UK on its acquisition of J&S Automotive Distributors.
  • Advised Celleron Therapeutics on the spin out of biopharmaceutical company Synox and a €37m Series A financing.
  • Acting in the trade sale of an 80% stake in Johnston Logistics.
  • Advising JJ Rhatigan in a €115m joint venture agreement with Balfour Beatty PLC.
  • Advised Sigmoid Pharma Ltd on a US$64m financing by OrbiMed, Longitude Capital and HBM Healthcare Investments.
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